What Happened on January 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"
  • USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Josie Davis, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19], born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mario Bates, NFL-running back (New Orleans Saints)
  • Willie Whitehead, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65